Local Headlines 8-19-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: SLC right for prison, but not because of economic development

Editorial: Utah GOP’s solution to SB54 looks caustic

Utah on path for near-record repeal of gun permits

SLC’s $150M parks and trails bond DOA; council says cause of death ‘cancer’ of golf courses, election

Senate committee recommends confirmation of Utah County businessman, Nu Skin founder to Board of Regents

All Wasatch Front voters will now have a say on sales-tax hike

More states following Utah’s lead to license undocumented-immigrant drivers

Utah Dems urge resolution on Medicaid coverage gap with film ‘Donut Hole’

Term-limits group sues state over rejected petition drive

Utah school districts ‘scramble’ to staff classrooms before students return

Lawmakers face choice: Move Utah prison to SLC or keep it in Draper

Official vote tally clears up SLC council race mystery

How much funding should Salt Lake County public arts get?

Utah lawmakers speculate feds might’ve orchestrated toxic river spill, ask AG to investigate

Deseret News

Richard Davis: What is our society turning to — Bedford Falls or Pottersville?

Jay Evensen: Can Salt Lake really support a convention hotel?

Editorial: Civil, data-driven deliberation and reminder of principles should drive prison relocation decision

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to tour Colorado mine as legal action remains on the table

Democratic leaders frustrated prison move, not Medicaid expansion on special session agenda

Group seeking term limits turns to high court

Lawmakers to consider four bills not related to prison at special session

Recreation bond won’t be placed on Salt Lake ballot

Sandy marriage therapist Jonathan Swinton to challenge Sen. Mike Lee

Salt Lake City can be ‘Great American City,’ economist says


County residents to decide on sales tax increase in November (Daily Herald)

Five cities’ vote-by-mail put in limbo (Daily Herald)

Davis County commissioners add transportation tax to ballot (Standard-Examiner)

Utah sales tax proposal advances in 3 counties (Standard-Examiner)

Official: Report on Logan high school teachers’ pay doesn’t tell whole story (Logan Herald Journal)